Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 67 73
Rank change year-on-year -43 +6 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 170 290 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.51% 3.83% 3.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.84% 12.58% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 156 289 276
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,750 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -3.85%

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1924 2305 3160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 28.37% 30.44% 34.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1703 2050 2569
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,471 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.18% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £28,550 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £59,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -49 126 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Bradford -2 24 £47,500 +6.74% 1
Halifax +29 7 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Wakefield +7 4 £47,500 +111.11%
Bingley - 4 £32,500 -
Wetherby +13 2 £41,500 +27.69%
Huddersfield +1 1 £52,500 +16.67%
Ilkley - 1 £21,500 - 2
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 170 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 136 (80.00%) SQL
3 90 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 88 (51.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 74 (43.53%) T-SQL
6 70 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 60 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 54 (31.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 49 (28.82%) C#
9 49 (28.82%) .NET
10 41 (24.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 37 (21.76%) SQL Server 2014
12 33 (19.41%) High Availability
12 33 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (18.82%) Windows
14 31 (18.24%) Performance Tuning
15 30 (17.65%) ASP.NET
16 29 (17.06%) MVC
17 26 (15.29%) Disaster Recovery
18 25 (14.71%) JavaScript
18 25 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
18 25 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
19 24 (14.12%) Database Security
20 23 (13.53%) Microsoft Azure
21 22 (12.94%) IIS
22 21 (12.35%) OO
23 20 (11.76%) VMware
23 20 (11.76%) TDD
23 20 (11.76%) Software Engineering
24 19 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (12.94%) IIS
2 18 (10.59%) SharePoint
3 16 (9.41%) MS Exchange
4 11 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.35%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.76%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.59%) CMS
10 1 (0.59%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.59%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.82%) SAN
2 10 (5.88%) VPN
3 7 (4.12%) DNS
4 5 (2.94%) WAN
5 4 (2.35%) DHCP
5 4 (2.35%) Firewall
5 4 (2.35%) LAN
6 3 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.76%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.18%) DMVPN
7 2 (1.18%) HSRP
7 2 (1.18%) Internet
7 2 (1.18%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.18%) IPsec
7 2 (1.18%) MPLS
7 2 (1.18%) NAS
7 2 (1.18%) SSL
7 2 (1.18%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.18%) VPLS
7 2 (1.18%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 88 (51.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 54 (31.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 41 (24.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 37 (21.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 25 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (8.82%) MySQL
10 14 (8.24%) Relational Database
11 13 (7.65%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (5.29%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (4.71%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (4.71%) SAP Data Services
14 5 (2.94%) Power BI
15 4 (2.35%) Data Mining
15 4 (2.35%) DTS
15 4 (2.35%) RDBMS
16 3 (1.76%) DB2
16 3 (1.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (9.41%) Visual Studio
2 13 (7.65%) MSTest
3 10 (5.88%) NUnit
4 9 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.76%) Moq
7 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (8.82%) Finance
2 8 (4.71%) Advertising
3 6 (3.53%) Marketing
4 2 (1.18%) Legal
4 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (0.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (34.12%) Developer
2 56 (32.94%) DBA
3 53 (31.18%) SQL DBA
4 38 (22.35%) Administrator
5 29 (17.06%) SQL Developer
6 20 (11.76%) Senior DBA
7 19 (11.18%) Senior SQL DBA
8 18 (10.59%) C# Developer
9 17 (10.00%) Senior Developer
10 14 (8.24%) Principal Engineer
11 13 (7.65%) Team Leader
12 12 (7.06%) Analyst
13 11 (6.47%) .NET Developer
13 11 (6.47%) SQL Server DBA
14 10 (5.88%) Senior SQL Developer
15 9 (5.29%) Senior C# Developer
15 9 (5.29%) Software Developer
15 9 (5.29%) T-SQL Developer
16 8 (4.71%) Agile C# Developer
16 8 (4.71%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (28.82%) .NET
2 30 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 16 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (9.41%) HTML
4 15 (8.82%) CSS
4 15 (8.82%) Web Services
5 13 (7.65%) WCF
6 11 (6.47%) XML
7 10 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 9 (5.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (5.29%) MSMQ
9 8 (4.71%) AngularJS
9 8 (4.71%) SOAP
10 7 (4.12%) jQuery
11 6 (3.53%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (3.53%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (1.76%) Entity Framework
14 3 (1.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.65%) Replication
3 9 (5.29%) Clustering
4 8 (4.71%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.76%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.76%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.59%) PKI
7 1 (0.59%) SCADA
7 1 (0.59%) User Experience
7 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.82%) Windows
2 19 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (10.59%) Windows Server
4 15 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (7.65%) Linux
6 10 (5.88%) Unix
7 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.53%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.94%) Windows Phone
9 5 (2.94%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (1.76%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (19.41%) High Availability
2 31 (18.24%) Performance Tuning
3 29 (17.06%) MVC
4 26 (15.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (14.12%) Database Security
7 21 (12.35%) OO
8 20 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 20 (11.76%) TDD
9 19 (11.18%) Scrum
10 18 (10.59%) Performance Monitoring
11 17 (10.00%) DSDM
11 17 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 16 (9.41%) ETL
13 15 (8.82%) Change Control
13 15 (8.82%) Line Management
14 13 (7.65%) Coaching
15 12 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (6.47%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 136 (80.00%) SQL
2 74 (43.53%) T-SQL
3 49 (28.82%) C#
4 25 (14.71%) JavaScript
5 16 (9.41%) PowerShell
6 15 (8.82%) VB
7 3 (1.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 3 (1.76%) R
7 3 (1.76%) VB6
7 3 (1.76%) VBA
7 3 (1.76%) VBScript
8 2 (1.18%) C++
8 2 (1.18%) Java
8 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.71%) MCSE
3 7 (4.12%) MCSA
4 3 (1.76%) Degree
5 1 (0.59%) CCNA
5 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 15 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.06%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.12%) XenApp
4 4 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.35%) vSphere
5 2 (1.18%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (2.35%) SCCM
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.18%) Opsview
3 2 (1.18%) WSUS
3 2 (1.18%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.76%) VMware
3 12 (7.06%) Citrix
3 12 (7.06%) SAP
4 11 (6.47%) NetApp
4 11 (6.47%) Oracle
5 10 (5.88%) CommVault
5 10 (5.88%) Dell Compellent
6 6 (3.53%) Cisco
7 5 (2.94%) Civica
7 5 (2.94%) Xamarin
8 4 (2.35%) Progress
9 3 (1.76%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.76%) HP
9 3 (1.76%) IBM
9 3 (1.76%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (1.18%) Dell
10 2 (1.18%) Kaspersky
10 2 (1.18%) Symantec
10 2 (1.18%) Veeam